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Duffer DVDsLakes, sand traps and desert landscaped ravines lace most of holes of Mountain Course with many of animal residents such as rabbits to name a few, enjoying natural surroundings. Although it is not referred to as a "target-style" golf course, many of characteristics of target golf are apparent. This keeps golfer focused on maintaining straight and long drives, rewarded by short to medium approach shots to reach greens in regulation. Hole #11, a short par three, 133-yard test over a small gully is a fun hole for golfers of all levels. Although it is short and green is approximately same elevation as tee box, hitting your ball over vastness of stark gully to a small target area is quite thrilling. Here, green is short in depth and long in width. Pin placement to either side of green can make for long and temperamental putts. Here, golfer deserves recognition for a par!
The use of all golf clubs in bag is needed on Mountain Course, including ball flight approaches from left and right. The course will test more of one's ability than time can usually allow for practicing. The signature hole of course is hole #17, a par five, 529-yarder which requires low and high handicappers alike to lay-up their drives before large, barranca-like ravine begins its extent some 180 yards across.
On second shot which is probably a fairway wood, and before allowing your ball to land safely on other side of fairway, remember to stay to furthest right as possible so steep angles and tilting land cannot swallow a good shot! All arrant golf shots in arroyo-like ravines are a one-stroke penalty, whether or not you find your ball. The fairways are beautifully manicured and roughs are fair, allowing golfer some gratitude, but not completely. Much of rough can reside on severe angles too. Although they are usually cut to allow club good access to ball, many shots from rough are positioned on slopes which makes for calculation of a draw and fade ever so more important.
Angel Park is considered a heavily played facility and it is open seven days a week. It is one of most popular golf destinations in area for both locals and tourists alike. The green fees are very reasonable for locals ($50.00) who do not need to wait for afternoon rates like other quality Las Vegas golf settings.
The Angel Park Golf Facility is managed by OB Sports Golf Management and staff are professional in offering best in tournaments, group events and corporate outings, including PGA-accredited instructional programs, catering, tournament scoring and tee prizes. The Golf Shop carries a wide selection of name-brand equipment, apparel and accessories. Regularly For more than 30 years, Nicklaus courses have covered nearly every continent, creating name and reputation of excellence among great golf course architects. In 2001, Jack was recognized with three national awards related to his golf course design work, and in
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